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04 October 2009

256 Pages | 26 b/w halftones

5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199236831

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The Complete Fairy Tales

Charles Perrault
Translated by Christopher Betts and Illustrations by Gustave Doré

Oxford World's Classics Hardcovers

  • A delightful illustrated edition of Perrault's classic fairy tales, in a new translation that captures the tone and flavour of Perrault's world.
  • In addition to the familiar prose tales, this edition includes the tales in verse, Giselda, Three Silly Wishes, and the notorious Donkey-Skin.
  • Includes 26 of Gustave Doré's stunning nineteenth-century illustrations.
  • Lively introduction explores the genesis of the stories and why they have such great imaginative power, their relationship to other versions and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.
  • Includes appendices on related tales and selected variants, bibliography, chronology, and notes.

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